Regional or National Measures

Mozambique
ABS Measures
  • Decree No 19/2007 on the Regulation on Access and Sharing of Benefits arising out of the utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.
  • Main ABS Elements

    ABS Element
    Official Title of the Measure
    Description Relevant articles and sections
    Competent National Authority
    Decree No 19/2007 on the Regulation on Access and Sharing of Benefits arising out of the utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.
    Ministry of Coordination of Environmental Affairs Art. 4-5
    Technical advice: Inter-institutional Genetic Resources Management Group Art. 4, 6
    Scope
    Decree No 19/2007 on the Regulation on Access and Sharing of Benefits arising out of the utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.
    Objective Art. 2
    Scope Art. 3
    Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
    Decree No 19/2007 on the Regulation on Access and Sharing of Benefits arising out of the utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.
    In-situ access Art. 7
    Procedures to grant access Art. 12
    Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
    Decree No 19/2007 on the Regulation on Access and Sharing of Benefits arising out of the utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.
    Benefit-sharing Art. 20-21
    Commercial intent Art. 19
    Material Transfer Agreement for ex-situ collections Art. 11.1, 13
    Minimum content of contracts Art. 23
    Transfer of technology Art. 16-17
    Compliance Mechanisms
    Decree No 19/2007 on the Regulation on Access and Sharing of Benefits arising out of the utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.
    Administrative sanctions Art. 25
    Penalties in case of economic exploitation without PIC Art. 22
    Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
    Decree No 19/2007 on the Regulation on Access and Sharing of Benefits arising out of the utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.
    Local community rights Art. 15
    Protection of traditional knowledge Art. 14
    Other
    Decree No 19/2007 on the Regulation on Access and Sharing of Benefits arising out of the utilization of Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.
    Ex-situ conservation Art. 10
    Intellectual Property Rights: disclosure of origin Art. 26
    Public interest exceptions Art. 9
    Tax incentives for technology transfer Art. 18

    • United Nations
    • United Nations Environment Programme